How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

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These are instructions on how to put your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch into DFU mode with a broken home or power button.

Step One
Create a new folder on your desktop called Pwnage.

In the folder place the most recent firmware (which can be downloaded from here: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and the latest version of RedSn0w (from here).

Extract the RedSn0w zip file to the Pwnage folder.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Two
Launch the redsn0w application from the redsn0w folder we extracted earlier. You can do this by right clicking the executable and selecting Run as Administrator contextual menu.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Three
Once RedSn0w opens click the Extras button.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Four
Choose Even More from the Extras menu.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Five
Select DFU IPSW from the Even More menu.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Six
You will be instructed to select an IPSW that you can currently restore to without any hacks or pwnage steps. Click OK.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Seven
Select the ipsw firmware file you downloaded in Step One and click Open.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Eight
RedSn0w will now proceed to create a DFU Mode IPSW.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Nine
You will be notified once the IPSW has been created successfully. Click the OK button.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Ten
Launch iTunes.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Ten
Connect your device to the computer and select it from list of devices on the left. If you haven't performed a backup recently, perform one now. Next, make sure you are on the Summary then hold down the Shift key and click Restore.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Eleven
Select the ENTER_DFU ipsw from the Pwnage folder on your desktop and click the Open button.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Twelve
After your device has been restored it will be dumped into DFU mode. The screen will remain black and you may be able to jailbreak depending on the firmware you've restored to.

Check out the iClarified Jailbreak Wizard for more information.
lladnek - January 15, 2016 at 7:21am
Hey when I downloaded the firmware it doesn't show up as a cube for me its heaps of unreadable files, please help
nakoa - November 29, 2015 at 7:37am
I have tried basically everything to try to fix this and I cant do it my iphone 4s has connect to ITunes on the lock screen forgot password locked it up cant get redsnow to just accept the firmware however it refuses if I leave it zipped it doesn't show up if I extract it it shows up but makes me navigate through the folder and ends up blank
sj - July 26, 2015 at 3:12pm
use 0.9.14b2 windows, worked for me
mateacido - June 19, 2015 at 2:06pm
Amazing thx!
Athoof - June 5, 2015 at 10:26am
Redsnow crashes when i select the firmwire. Please help!
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